A few facts about Maitland Around 80,000 people live in the Maitland City Council area. The town was established in 1820 and is about 170 km north of Sydney via the M1 Motorway and the New England Highway. It’s in the middle of the “Hunter Valley”. Maitland is around 2 hours drive from the centre … Continue reading Maitland – Snapshots of NSW
This is the first in a new series of posts highlighting some of the rural towns in north-western NSW and is an extension of the Snapshots of Wollongong and Snapshots of Armidale from past posts. They'll be infrequent and pop up after the fact. My new job has me travelling around an area bounded by … Continue reading Narrabri – Snapshots of NSW
To get anywhere from Australia you need to take a long-haul flight. Over the last 10 years, I have done a lot of long-haul bum-numbing flights! I became very proficient in ensuring I didn't wear the boots that made the scanners go ping, or take potentially offending items in my carry-on. Before COVID, I had … Continue reading Giving flying the flick?